Woman’s body found near crashed car off Highway 1 in Sonoma County

SONOMA COUNTY (KRON)—A woman’s body was found Tuesday morning about 600 feet down a hill off state Highway 1 south of Fort Ross, Monte Rio Fire Protection District Chief Steve Baxman said.

The woman is presumed to be the driver of the car that a driver saw off the highway around 4 p.m. Monday.

The car was found 900 feet below the highway on the beach.

Cal Fire, a California Highway Patrol plane, State Parks, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office helicopter and Monte Rio and Timber Cove firefighters all responded to the crash over the past few days.


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